Angry divider Bryan Christ with money interest announces candidacy for GOP Chairmanship as “establishment” candidate

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Magnolia, September 17 – Bryan Christ, an angry divider with a distinct financial interest in Republican Party politics, announced his candidacy for the Montgomery County Republican Party (“MCRP”) Chairmanship yesterday with Wally Wilkerson, the current Chairman, endorsing him and standing by Christ’s side. Christ has made clear that he […]

BREAKING NEWS! SJRA’s $500 million pipe bursts at Research Forest, Technology Forest, will cause 4-day road showdown

BREAKING NEWS! The Woodlands, September 13 – In its attempt to corner the water market and drive water prices and profits up, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) built a $500 million pipeline system, which the Texas Water Development Board most financed. Today, SJRA’s monopolistic pipeline system, designed to carry surface water from Lake Conroe […]

“It’s Hammer Time” to feature 8th Most Powerful Man in Montgomery County – Simon Sequeira – with theme “Why The Crime?!”

Montgomery County, September 13 – “It’s Hammer Time,” the popular Facebook Live and YouTube show at MCP.TV airing at 12 noon today, Friday, September 13, 2019, will feature the 8th Most Powerful Man in Montgomery County, Simon Sequeira, also known as “Loco Ocho.” The theme of the show will be “Why the Crime?” Sequeira is the […]

Woodlands Township Board moves into “uncharted territory” by failing to pass a property tax rate

The Woodlands, September 13 – The Woodlands Township Board of Directors moved into “uncharted territory” by failing to pass a property tax rate at its Special Meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Board Vice Chairman John McMullan, who presided over the meeting in the absence of Board Chairman Gordy Bunch, made the “uncharted territory” comment […]

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer terminates Yollick as Publisher, appoints Cook

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer terminates Yollick as Publisher, appoints Cook

Conroe, Friday, September 13 – The Board of Directors and the Editorial Board of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, have terminated Founder and Publisher Eric Yollick as the Publisher, effective Monday, September 16, 2019. The Board appointed Kelli Cook of Willis as the Publisher. The Board named Cook as Chair of the […]

Woodlands Township Board set for major showdown on tax rate at 6 p.m. today

The Woodlands, September 12 -The Woodlands Township Board of Directors is set for a major showdown on its budget and tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 at 6 p.m. tonight, September 12, 2019, at The Township’s office, 2801 Technology Forest Drive, The Woodlands. On August 15, 2019, the Board had tentatively recommended a tax increase […]

Sunglasses, bullets, and storks: Montgomery County Hospital District raises taxes despite enormous cash reserve

Sunglasses, bullets, and storks: Montgomery County Hospital District raises taxes despite enormous cash reserve

Image: Oakley Flak Draft sunglasses retail for $226 a pair. You’ve to admit that buying Oakley sunglasses is just a way too cool method of spending your tax dollars! Here’s what you should know about your tax dollar expenditures: (1) Oakley Plutonite Lenses offer 100% UV Protection filtering of all UVA, UVB, UVC and harmful blue […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court adopts 90-day burn ban

Conroe, September 11 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a 90-day burn ban upon the recommendation of the Montgomery County Fire Marshal’s Office after drought conditions exceeded 651 on the Keetch-Byram Drought Index. There were more than 30 wildfires in Montgomery County during the past weekend. The ban goes into effect immediately, but […]

Lightning strikes Montgomery County Commissioners Court, as all five members receive perfect scores on most important vote of year

Lightning strikes Montgomery County Commissioners Court, as all five members receive perfect scores on most important vote of year

Image: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to adopt a Fiscal Year 2020 Budget at the “effective tax rate,” meaning that the Court would not raise property taxes on the citizens of Montgomery County. From left to right, Precinct 4 County Commissioner James Metts, Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack, Montgomery County Judge Mark […]

Proposed burn ban evokes controversy but Williams provides strong explanation for 90-day length

Conroe, September 10 – Although some readers of The Golden Hammer have expressed concern about the length of the proposed 90-day burn ban, which the Montgomery County Commissioners Court will approve at today’s regular meeting at 9:30 a.m., Montgomery County Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams has provided a carefully-reasoned explanation for the policy. Williams has also made […]

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